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MSNBC
Jul 5, 2011 9:00pm EDT
. . . >>> single-most profitable company in the entire world. exxon mobile is among the most profitable companies the world has known. they first became the most-profitable company in the world in 2006, since then, they have taken that top spot in 2007, in 2008, and again in 2009. this past year was such a great year for xxon, they made $5 million in profit every single hour, 24 hours a day, just profit. in addition to making itself into a money-making machine the likes of which the world has never seen, exxon mobile has been busy making the famed river in montana look like this. for a company that has the closest thing the world has ever known to infinite resources, infinite money at their disposal. you cannot mint money faster than exxon mobile makes it. this mess that they have made of the yellowstone river seems outside their grasp. late friday night, one of exxon's oil pipelines burst beneath the yellowstone river. the cause of the rupture is so far unknown, but the result is visible as far as the eye can see, 42,000 gallons of crude oil is the estimate, an estimate 1,00
CSPAN
Jul 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
from the exxon mobile billings refinery as well as our experts from across the country. a unified command center led by the environmental protection agency and involving more than 750 people now direct the response. this coordinated effort is crucial to effective clean-up and recovery. this includes professionals from femsa, montana fish wildlife parks, the yellowstone county commissioners, local response organizations, international bird rescue and many others. as part of our clean-up strategy we have divided it into four zones. in the first two clean-up zones covering the combined distance of approximately 19 miles we have deployed approximately 52,000 feet, and several vacuum trucks, boats and other equipment to capture oil. our priority is to insure clean-up is safe and effective. the task made more challenging by the persistent high water levels in yellowstone river. on july 17 we completed a two day procedure to remove any remaining crude oil from the silver tip pipeline at the crossing. it was directed at the direction of the overnight of the e.p.a. through the unified comm
NBC
Jul 1, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, go to our web site, wbaltv.com. >> tonight, 11 news has learned that exxon mobile faces more than $1 billion in cases involving a gasoline leak. a civil court jury returned the verdict yesterday. a gasoline leak spoiled ground water in 2006. the jury awarded one family as much as $46 million. other families could get as much as $20 million each. the total judgment against exxon mobile is $1.50 billion. exxon mobile says it will appeal. >> the search is on for the suspects that impersonated police officers, broke into a home, and tied up the people inside. our reporter is live outside police headquarters. >> baltimore city police tell us this is the second such home in beijing in the city in the past week where the suspects identified themselves -- the second such home invasion in the city in the past week where the suspects identified themselves as police officers. they bound and gagged the people inside and brought to them. three masked men broke into this home. the suspects identified themselves as baltimore police officers. they bound and gagged the male and female inside and only
MSNBC
Jul 6, 2011 12:00am EDT
of a dead duck that's turned up since of the in terms of the health risks posed by their spill, exxon mobile reports we continue to monitor air quality and all previous reports confirm no danger to public health. no danger to public health, everything is fine, relax people, don't overreact. one person decided to challenge that claim in person with the president of exxon pipeline company. >> i know two people in the hospital, one passed out last night because of the fumes, and now my wife, and i don't believe you don't know what's in the oil, what's making people sick. >> in terms of the air quality around the yellowstone river right now, which again, exxon says it has been fastidiously monitoring, another local property owner told the associated press "the smell has been enough to gag a maggot." the associated press reporter confirmed with his or her nose. in the four days since the pipeline ruptured under the yellowstone river, exxon mobiles public statements of fact have not squared with the actual facts. consider the matter how we got here in the first place. in may, exxon officials shut
NBC
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
us. >>> this morning on "early today," damage assessment. exxon mobil faces the heat over a messy spill in the yellowstone river. >>> decision time. jurors in the murder trial of casey anthony prepare to decide the fate of the florida mother accused of killing her child. >>> and happy fourth. the skies light up across the country as americans mark the skies light up across the country as americans mark independence day. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello, very good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. today we begin with a foul fourth. this morning while most of the nation prepares to celebrate independence days, teams of federal and state workers in montana are fanning out along the yellowstone river. they're gauging the damage caused by you aruptured exxon mobil pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of crude into the famous waterway. the environmental protection agency estimates only a small fraction of the spilled oil which it sported downstream 40 miles is likely to be recovered. exxon mobil which has 120 workers on site estimates damage is limite
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 12:00pm EDT
oil pipeline send as many as 1,000 barrels of oil flowing into the yellowstone river. exxon mobil said the damage is limited. the governor of montana says it is too soon to know. here is the latest. >> cleanup crews are scrambling to limit the damage to montana's yellowstone river, after an exxon mobil oil pipeline ruptured late friday night. the spill started when a 12-inch pipeline started to leak rate the river. exxon officials say a change in pressure was detected and the line was shut off within six minutes. >> we do not know the cause. this is a very unusual event. obviously, we had a large amount of oil enter the water quickly. >> exxon mobil officials estimate that up to 1000 perils or 42,000 gallons of oil spilled before the leak was stopped. cleanup crews are trying to soak up the oil and prevent it from spreading. machines in the water were seen up to 100 miles from the league. but exxon mobil says most of the damage is limited to a 10-mile stretch near billings. the montana governor said the oil company was just guessing at the amount of damage and was downplaying the envir
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 5:00pm EDT
after an ex on oil pipeline ruptured. the spill started when a pipeline started to leak. exxon mobile officials say a change in pressure was detected. >> we do not know the recons. we have a large amount of oil entering the water. >> reporter: exxon mobile officials estimate that oil spilled before the leak was stopped. cleanup crews are trying to soak up the oil and prevent it from spreading. sheens were reportedly seen up to 100 miles from the leak. exxon mobile said most of the damage was limited to a 10-mile stretch near billings. montana governor said the company was down playing the effect. the river had been surging for months pushes high water flu farmland. now the water is mixed with oil. >> from what i'm looking at there is oil all over the top soil. i don't want my animals eating that. >> reporter: the environmental protection age said the fast flowing water could reduce the damage. the concern now is stopping the oil before it flows any further. karen traverse abc news. >>> alabama's gulf shores wildfire burned just about everything in its path but a mother alligator and
MSNBC
Jul 7, 2011 12:00am EDT
today. exxon mobile said 350 people are now engaged in wiping away the oil that its busted pipeline spilled into the flooded yellowstone this past weekend. the exxon mobile pipeline president said yesterday the company had closed off the pipeline within a half hour of realizing there was a problem with it, then today they said maybe that was an estimate, a rough reference as exxon calls it. today that same company boss said it took 49 minutes to close the pipe "we have not tried in any way to mislead anyone." something else we just learned about exxon mobile, the pipeline that just burst under the yellowstone, they said it was between 5 and 8 feet under the river bed, 5 and 8 feet down below the river bed. they said that until maybe that wasn't deep enough. i'm not sure, again, from the associated press, federal pipeline regulators contacted exxon mobile and were told it was not at risk, that it was buried 12 feet beneath the river bed. the company president disputed that report today saying the 12 foot one is not a report given out by exxon and he believes it was five to eight feet
MSNBC
Jul 6, 2011 3:00pm EDT
anthony prosecutor jeff ashton on "jansing & co" at 10:00 a.m. eastern. >>> exxon mobil and a slow response that could have spoiled one america's most beautiful places. new citracal slow release... continuously releases calcium plus d for the efficient absorption my body needs. citracal. there's another way to minimize litter box odor: purina tidy cats. tidy cats premium line of litters now works harder to help neutralize odors in multiple-cat homes. and our improved formula also helps eliminate dust. so it's easier than ever to keep your house smelling just the way you want it. purina tidy cats. keep your home smelling like home.  ...was it something big? ...or something small? ...something old? ...or something new? ...or maybe, just maybe... it's something you haven't seen yet. the 2nd generation of intel core processors. stunning visuals, intelligent performance. this is visibly smart. >>> we're following a developing story and a possible new kind of terrorism involving surgically implanting bombs into passengers who fly. government officials caution there is no indication of
NBC
Jul 1, 2011 6:00am EDT
punitive damages will be. we're told that number is also in the hundreds of millions. exxon mobil attorneys are disappointed and disturbed by the ruling of punitive damages. they say there will be an appeal. in the meantime, for families who say they've been waiting for justice, this verdict is welcome news. >> i really hope that they -- that the world has learned that you just don't do this to people and get away with it. >> as for individual amounts, we're told that they are expected to get a lecture in the melt detailing that amounts. no word of one the appeal will take place. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> looks like a new maryland state law will be going into affect this point. opponents to allow in-state tuition breaks for illegal immigrants will have collected the signatures needed to send the law for referendum. voters will of the final say in the 20 of election. >> leslie johnson says she will stay in office until she is sentenced on corruption charges. johnson pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiracy by flushing a developer's checked while federal investigators waited outs
NBC
Jul 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
is expected to take a dip. exxon mobil is facing a new competitor. jane king has more. >> exxon mobil is the world's most valuable company measured by the total value of its stock. they may be about to lose that distinction. apple is poised to overtake exxon mobil as the most viable public company within the next 12 months. exxon mobil is worth about four hours $10 billion. are you planning on spending more on back-to-school items. -- exxon mobil is worth about $410 billion. the company behind sallie mae is seeing increased loan originations. it is up 21%. delinquencies are on the decline. that helped report earnings that exceeded analysts' estimates. we will get the latest numbers on weekly jobless claims. a slight pullback for stocks yesterday as the debt ceiling limit deadline approaches. i'm jane king for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:20. >> the orioles will enjoy it a day off today. the hasty me game yesterday against boston. we might be hours away from an end to the nfl lockout. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 11:00am PDT
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MSNBC
Jul 7, 2011 5:30am EDT
. >> exxon mobil said to begin with that it was only for six minutes and it was controlled out of houston, texas. that grew to 30 minutes. but it's nearly ten times as long as they said initially. i can tell you this. they will stay here and they will clean it up to the satisfaction to the people of montana and when it's done, we'll let them know. >> exxon mobile previously told them that it was deep enough that it wouldn't cause damage. >>> a hacking damage involved one of its own. prime minister david cameron is calling for an investigation into media giant news corp. police now believe the widows of iraq war victims were targeted by one of the company's tabloids, the news of the world. this coming after allegations that news of the world hacked into the cell phone of a teen girl who was abducted and murdered in 2002. nbc's michelle kosinski reports on british reaction to the scandal. >> reporter: just how low will a tabloid go? new allegations against the new of the world. they hacked into the voice mails of families of murder victims. people are furious. advertisers are pulling out an
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
. >>> back in this country crews are trying to clean up an oil spill in montana. an exxon mobil pipeline ruptured in billings in the southern part of the state. there are reports of oil 100 miles downstream. the company says about 42,000 gallons got into the river before the pipeline was shut down. >> most of the soiled area seems to be in the first five to ten miles. we find at this point very little soiling but there is still some pockets we will have to deal with beyond billings. >> before the spill the government issued warnings to exxon mobil about safety violations on the pipeline. >>> severe thunderstorms rolled through the mid-atlantic states overnight. they knocked out power to thousands in northern virginia. strong winds, heavy rains and lightning brought trees down on power lines and damaged some homes. >>> thousands of residents of los alamos, new mexico, are back home this morning, forced to evacuate last week by a wildfire that burned 189 square miles. that fire is now 19% contained and is no longer a threat to the town or the nearby nuclear lab. >>> just ahead, budgetary p
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 12:00pm EDT
:26 friday morning. >>> still to come when the news continues, new details suggest that exxon mobil was lying about its response time to clean up a spill that sent thousands of gallons of oil into the yellowstone river. >> a phone hacking scandal in britain has reached new levels. now, the government is getting involved. i'm charlie d'agata in london. we'll have the details coming up. >>> friends of dominique strauss-kahn say the former imf chief is focus on clearing his name and restoring his honor in the united states. he's back in france after questioning were raised about the credibility of a new york hotel maid who claimed strauss- kahn sexually assaulted her. yesterday, lawyers for a french writer who is a friend of his second wife filed a complaint saying the 62-year-old billionaire tried to rape her in 2003. >>> people across britain are shocked and outraged over the widening phone hacking scandal. a newspaper is accused of hacking into the phones of missing children and terror attack victims. as charlie d'agata reports, lawmakers are now getting involved. >> reporter: a british tablo
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 5:00am EDT
... for 160 families in the jacksonville prea of baltimore county. sources say exxon mobil has been ordered to pay out about damages. illion dollars in - a jury found that in p006... exxon mobil leaked &pover 20 thousand gallons of gas in the jacksonville community that seeppd into area well ater. thursday marked the end to the six awarding more ttan a hundred families and businesses punitive damagess "the most important thing is it'' done...and i don't have to drive to towson tomorrow and relive this on a daily basi" basis"the families affected say hey hope this will send a strong message to corporatt america. according to the plaintiff's attorney... this payout is the largest in maryland's history. one maa is fighting back against the soaring gas prices... by emptying stationss. tanks.he's rigged his van as a huge pumm to suck gas out of underground tanks. he puts giant barrels in the back and fills them with hundreds of gallons at the time. belieee it or noo, he's able market out of the back of tte van.. police are on to his game, they arrested him and fox45 wants you to g
MSNBC
Jul 4, 2011 5:30am EDT
>>> damage assessment. exxon mobil faces the heat over a messy spill into the yellow stone river. >>> decision time. jurors in the murder trial of casey anthony prepare to decide the fate of the florida mother accused of killing her child. >>> and, happy fourth. the skies light up across the country as americans mark independence day. >>> good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. those stories and more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning, while most of the nation prepares to celebrate independence day teams of federal and state workers in montana are fanning out along the yellow stone river. they're gauging the damage caused by a ruptured exxon mobil pipeline that spewed thousands of gallons of crude into the famous waterway. the environmental protection agency estimates only a small fraction of the spilled oil which it spotted as far downstream as 40 miles is likely to be recovered. exxon mobil which has 120 workers on site estimates damage is limited to only a ten-mile stretch of river. the montana governor concerned for the river's famo
NBC
Jul 1, 2011 5:00am EDT
in a lawsuit against exxon mobil oil. >> as jennifer franciotti explains, the punitive damages could be the largest in state history. she is live in towson to tell us more. >> after six months of testimony, jurors awarded 150 families compensatory damages totaling more than $496 million. we're told the punitive damages is in the hundreds of millions. attorneys are disappointed and disturbed by the ruling of punitive damages. there will be an appeal. in the meantime, this verdict is welcome news. >> i hope that they -- that the world has learned you do not do this to people and get away with it. >> that was one of the plaintiffs who says she is expecting a letter in the mail that will tell her what she will be awarded for this situation. as far as the appeal, exxon mobil attorneys have not said when they will file the appeal. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> victory for the opponents of a bill to allow in-state tuition for undocumented workers. the leaders of the petition drive say they have exceeded the number of signatures needed. opponents of the law are convinced it will b
KOFY
Jul 4, 2011 11:30am PDT
an exxon mobil pipeline ruptures spilling thousands of gallons of crude. and what u.c. berkeley is doing to on. >>> a french novelist will file a lawsuit accusing imf chief dominique strauss-kahn of attempted rape. he was arrested in new york back in may on charges that he tried to rape a hotel maid. he denied any wrongdoing and was released without bail last friday after questions emerged about the maid's credibility. lawyers say they will file a slander complaint against the woman. >>> teams of federal and xon mobil workers along the yellowstone river after tens of thousands of oil gushed from a pipe beneath the river bed. regulators warned of violations along the river last year. they are criticizing exxon for down playing the incident. >>> cleanup crews are scrambling to limit the damage to yellowstone river after an exxon mobil pipeline ruptured. it started when a 12-inch pipeline started to leak underneath the river. a change in pressure was detected and the line was shut off within six minutes. >> at this time we do not know it. this is very unusual even
KBCW
Jul 3, 2011 10:00pm PDT
will decide. river. an exxon-mobil >>> environmental teams are examining damage from an oil spill. an exxon mobile pipeline ruptured friday. cleanup crews are using absorbant material to soak up the oil. the environmental protection agency says only a small fraction of the spilled oil is likely to be recovered. no word yesterday on what caused the -- no word yet on what caused the leak. >>> no sign of unusual radiation levels near the wildfire. today, an epa aircraft showed aid ation levels about the same as before the fire broke out nearly a week ago. meanwhile, people evacuated started to return home today. >>> in new york a motorcyclist protesting helmet laws crashed during the dem vacation and died. -- the demonstration and died. they say one of them hit his brakes, fish tailed and hit his head on the pavement. they say he would have probably survived if he had been wearing a helmet. >>> organizers have a flotilla say they haven't abandoned their plans. it's docked at a greek port but the greek government has banned the vessels from leaving. they are trying to maintain momentum by stagi
WNUV
Jul 1, 2011 12:30am EDT
. the historic court ruling and the huge hit that exxon-mobil ii taking. -------------------------------- ---------------- and this guy issdone paying for gasoline, and now he's making money off ii. how he suckkd up hundreds of gallons attendanns.ont of gas station --------------------------- good eveeing i'm jennifer gilberr. tonight, we're fox 45 is starting a new ur - initiative along with he baltimore police department. you knnw where your kids are? we decided to join the fighting back begins in the hom. hooe. karen parkssis live tonighttin federal hill with the reason behind this new partnership. partnership. this is a attentioo toosuchha ng commitment... //nats do you know where yourr kids are// are// cities across the country re aaking he same question.....here in baltimore. been sst.....sunday through thursday if you are under 16 you have to be homeeor under and sat....midnnght.... if streets after those down to the cuufew center until they are picked up..... the center has been opened for aaweek and a half.....so far more t
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:00am EDT
warnings to exxon mobil about safety violations on the pipeline. >>> severe thunderstorms knocked out power to thousands in northern virginia. strong winds, heavy rains and lightning brought trees down on power lines and damaged some homes. >>> thousands of residence in los alamos, new mexico, are back home this morning, forced to evacuate last week by a wildfire that burned 189 square miles. that fire is now 19% contained this morning and no longer a threat to the town that's held a nearby nuclear lab. >>> budgetary problems threaten popular state parks from coast to coast and the royal newlyweds continue their tour of canada with a stop in california to come. >>> first scott pelley has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >> millions take a drug to help quit smoking but now there's concerns about potentially dangerous side effects. we'll explain tonight on the "cbs evening news." with breakthhydraiq. hour absorbs in seconds. lasts for hours. express hydration with hydraiq. nivea. there's another way to minimize litter box odor: purina tidy cats. tidy cats premium line of litters now
FOX
Jul 5, 2011 10:00pm EDT
of thunderstorms on friday. >>> exxon mobil is confirming an oil leak into the yellowstone river in montana is larger than first believed. alissia akunia has the latest on the situation. >> reporter: with the national weather service predicting the yellowstone river will reach peak flood level, residents close to the oil spill are worried about the crude being pushed to their land. >> there's oil all over the top soil and i don't want my animals eating that. >> reporter: a 12-inch oil pipe line used by exxon mobil ruptured friday, spilling what's believed to be 42,000 gallons of oil into the river that runs over it. >> we understand we need to get our full arms around where the exposure areas are. we have not fully completed that yet, so we continue to look down stream to make sure we've identified all areas that we need to address. >> reporter: one issue, exposure. at least two people have been hospitalized with symptoms that include dizziness, nausea and shortness of breath. that caused a frustrated rancher to confront an exxon mobil executive about the diagnosis offay acute hydrocarbon e
FOX News
Jul 6, 2011 4:00am EDT
and the investigation is gone. they are on all of this with the panel. exxon mobil is acknowledging an oil leak is larger than first believed. correspondent alicea is monitoring this from denver. >> if you do the math it is likely the oil went downstream into north dakota. something exxon mobil can't confirm. all of this as they clean up in the midst of a flood. >> with the national weather service predicting yellowstone river will reach the peak flood level with the oil spill they worry about the crude being push nude their land. >> it is all over the topsoil i don't want my animals eating that. >> a oil pipe ruptured releasing 426,000 gallons of oil in the river that runs over it. >> we understand we need to get our full arms around the exposure area. we have not completed that yet. we look downstream to make sure we have identified all areas you need to address. >> what issue? exposure. two people have been hospitalized with symptoms that include dizziness, nausea and shortness of breath that. caused a frustrated rancher to confront an exxon executive about a carbon exposure. >> i want to kn
MSNBC
Jul 4, 2011 5:00am EDT
the damage caused by a ruptured exxon mobil pipeline. the environmental protection agency says only a small fraction of the oil is likely to be recovered. exxon mobil which has 120 workers on site estimates damage is limited to only a ten-mile stretch of river. montana governor concerned for the river's famous fishing and farmers alongside it. last year the department of transportation warned exxon mobil citing seven safety violations along the ruptured pipeline. >>> in just a matter of hours the murder trial of casey anthony is expected to go to the jury. more than three years after the death of her 2-year-old daughter caylee. this halfafter a highly charged in the courtroom yesterday that included tears and a showdown in front of jurors. jay gray has the latest from orlando. >> reporter: with pictures and videos of casey anthony framing his closing arguments -- >> casey anthony may change her lies until they absolutely cannot be maintained anymore. >> reporter: and provided a day by day narrative of how they believe it happened. >> she knew that that night she would be in the arms of her
FOX
Jun 30, 2011 10:00pm EDT
exxon mobill..filling pix largeebinders...first awardinggthe families of jacksonville almost half a billion dolllrs in compensentory damages...then today...punitive damages to each member...of each family af. pffected."i hope the world had realized you just can't o phis to ppople, ecause it affects everyone's lfiee today's verdict had the judde, proseeutors nd jury...whh have lived ttis case for "i teared upptoo, this is the way the yytem should work nd it workee"thii jury member chose not to identify herself: hersslf:"i cried" ccied""just kind, caaing, all also had a lot of teachers"the jjry found that exxonmobil mislead people living in tte intoothh groundwater.something lazzaro thinks about every day: day:"as it went on, we learned it goes thrrugh your skin, we were told tt take tww minute showers and we had a ot tub,, the day he emptied that...my heart broke"and commited fraud, when they trieddto &pcover up the leak. this, following similar leaks more than 30 years aao.but exxon mobil vehemently dennes it part in any fraud...and says it will bb appealing: appealing:"obvi
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 2:00pm PDT
was told by exxon-mobil that you can't do that. it's practically everywhere. except out on the pad. okay. >> it's uncertain how long it will take. >> can you promise that exxon will clean up their failure. >> i can assure you that we are here to do the full clean up and to be here as long as necessary until the job is done. >> some fear it may be too late. >> go down to where the oil is, you can't hear anything. no birds and no toads. it's silent. >> a silence they hope goes away with the oil. cnn, yellowstone river. >> for more on the montana oil disaster, we are joined by the democratic governor. governor, you have been working with exxon until recently, we just heard a representative saying they stay there until they clean it up. you are committing to doing that, but can you explain what's going on here? >> it hasn't been good from the beginning. they first announced that it spill for six minutes and had somewhere between 700 and 1,000 barrels that spilled into the river. on further examination and forced by the reporters, they admitted a couple days later that it ran for some 30 minu
KOFY
Jul 4, 2011 9:00pm PDT
stone park. exxon mobile promises to do whatever it takes to clean up thousands of gallons of crude oil that spill and admit the damage is worse than they thought. fichlt london celebrates independence day with new statue. former american president unveiled today. nothing says patriotic like cramping your face with hot dogs. did joe chest nut keep his title. let you know in another half hour of news keep his title. let you know in another half hour of news continues in a moment  i want to crush more cars. i want to sell more tea cups. ♪ i need help selling bread. ♪ i want to sell more crabs. [ male announcer ] you know where you want to take your business. i want to design more buildings. [ male announcer ] in here, small business solutions from at&t can get you there. like the at&t all for less package, starting at just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. request. >> welcome back everyone. you are looking at live pictures from sky 7 hd of the fireworks display going off in saus
MSNBC
Jul 6, 2011 4:00pm EDT
an account today and put schwab mobile to work for you. >>> today new questions about exxon mobil's handling on that oil spill in the yellowstone river. a pipeline spilled an estimated 1,000 barrels of crude into the water. exxon officials say they've only seen oil about 25 miles downstream, but the department of transcription said oil has spotted more than 2 hundred miles away. the governor says the oil giant lieutenant clean up its mess and pick up the tab either wade. he's got some ideas how to clean up washington problems, too. joining me now with some western common sense, our specialist, governor brian schweitzer. nice to see you again, governor. >> good to see you, matt. thanks for having me on. >> i'm seen headlines that governor schweitzer has his boot to the neck of the big oil, given what's going on with the oil spill. what's the latest and describe your concern? >> well, the yellowstone river is running currently at full crest. it is a huge torrent that is racing out of the glaciers of the continental divides. it's bringing trees down the size of the house you live in. at that 34
MSNBC
Jul 8, 2011 9:00pm EDT
of yellowstone river fouled in exxon mobil crude oil. it's been a week since a pipeline burst below the yellowstone river, and this is what exxon mobil's response has been, pads. governor schweitzer has now openly criticized the company's response. yesterday governor schweitzer pulled members of his staff out of a oil spill respond center. posting exxon's security guards at the command site. today mr. schweitzer opened up his own spill center telling people "this is your office." the governor held up a oil sample jar, said not to trust exxon to do it, but take samples of your own water on your property. governor schweitzer also called a review of pipelines in his state that cross under waterways and exxon's ceo tell the state of montana everything they know about the type of oil that has been spilled into montana's yellowstone river. if montana's governor and exxon were partners when this began, it is becoming clearer and clearer by the day that is no longer the case. ed markey called for congressional hearings to investigate the yellowstone river spill. congressman markey, thanks f
CBS
Jul 6, 2011 4:00pm EDT
tragedy. >>> we're now learning that it took exxon mobil nearly twice as long to seal a pipeline that spilled roughly 1,000 barrels of crude oil into the river. >> reporter: exxon mobil now says nearly 300 people are working on the cleanup. from the first pipeline that dumped 40,000 gallons of crude into the pipeline. >> we understand this is a very serious event. we understand that we need to get our full arms over where the exposure -- exposures are. >> in some of that water that is containing oil is already in north dakota. and those low lands are a treasure trove of biology for the fisheries of the yellowstone river. >> reporter: in may, local officials raised concerns about local damage for the 20-year- old pipeline from the strength and speed of a rising river. shown by a record amount. exxon mobil then said its assessment showed the line would be okay and reopen it. indeed, it's now believed that the strength of the swollen river and the debris it carried may have scoured the pipeline until it ruptured. >> that was barry peterson reporting. federal regulators have ordered
NBC
Jul 3, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> good morning. yellowstone oil spill. an exxon/mobil pipeline ruptures sending hundreds of barrels of oil into the river and causing evacuations. we'll have the latest on this developing story. >>> red hot and wicked hot. the fourth of july weekend brings fun and a brutal heat wave to much of the country. temperatures soars into the 90s, even above 100s. >>> and a jury awaits. closing arguments are set to begin in a couple of hours in the casey anthony murder trial. by then the 12 men and women who will decide they are fate could begin deliberations today, sunday, july 3, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" onthis sunday morning. i'm jenna wolfe. >> and i'm in for lester holt. >>> the casey anthony trial comes to a dramatic end. >> it's been three years now since casey's daughter caylee disappeared from her florida home. the defense has been trying to punch holes into the prosecution's case, but is there reasonable doubt? the latest and a live report coming up. >>> look at this terrifying video that show as member of a bomb squa
PBS
Jul 5, 2011 5:30pm PDT
-up. that the yellowstone river will be completely restored. of course exxon mobile has repeated over and over that they are financially responsible to those state and federal agencies that are involved in the clean-up and ultimately the private land owners along the river. so it's a wait-and-see attitude. to pair phrase from president reagan with this company we will verify and verify. >> brown: to be clear at this point, has the leak actually stopped? has oil stopped spilling from the pipeline? >> there are shut-off valves approximately 600 meters wide on both sides of the river. so according to the company, some seven minutes after they detected a pressure drop, they started shutting down the pipeline. they had the oil shutdown within 30 minutes. this is a 12-inch pipeline that runs at 400 p.s.i., so maybe 2,000-3,000 gallons per minute flows through the pipeline. of course after they shut it down that 600 meters of oil would have flowed into the river. they estimate it's a 42,000 gallons maybe only exxon mobile would know for sure. >> brown: what are the concerns? of course you have this s
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 10:00pm EDT
.5-billion compensatory damages...to more than 150 homeowners..urors founn exxon-mobil... liable for that spill ffur years ago attthestttion in jacksonville. 26-thousand gallons...leaked into the ground...contaimii atiigg..wwllss(sanders) "we apologized to the jacksonville community and we have eeoted numerous ecourcessto cleening it uu, investigating it and recovering."bbt exxon attorneys...say the oil company is not guilty f prying to cover up the spill. (ryyell) "residents say ttis spill has not only decimated &pthe value of their propeeties they're not even sure they can sell their houses and they say that's the case with one of about a year agowithout even putting their house on ttee market."(lazzaro) "i'm a ppdiatric nurse, i wouldn't cooscience."and residents...say this is the second timm an exxon station in jacksonvillesuffered a gasolinn leak...the last one... was back in the 80's. oops, wait a minute, oops e it 3 you're the biggesttcorporation profits of $11 billion dollars a quarter."and because exxon- mobil...is appealing this decision...some ever...see any...of th
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 4:00am PDT
. angry property owners along the river are demanding exxon mobil move quickly to clean up the thousands of gallons of crude that leaked from a pipeline on friday. exxon mobil admits the damage is worse than it originally thought, and will do whatever is necessary to mop up the mess. >>> a statue of president ronald reagan is standing ten feet tall in london this morning. the statue was unveiled yesterday by former secretary of state condoleezza rice, not far from the u.s. embassy. the bronze statue was commissioned for reagan's 100th birthday. >>> president obama celebrated the fourth of july holiday with american service members at the white house. the first family hosted a barbecue for 1200 on the south lawn. the president told the troops and their families, america is proud of them. >>> and not far from the white house last night, it was the annual independence day concert on the national mall. here are some of the sights and sounds. ♪ ♪ ♪ i'm betty nguyen. this is the "cbs morning news." not only kills fleas and ticks, it repels most ticks before they can attach and snack on u
NBC
Jul 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
. >> apple making lots of green. you're about to overtake -- >> exxon mobil has been the issue just company. but now, apple is worth almost as much as exxon mobil. it is so valuable it could soon overshadowed the oil giant even with the lofty oil prices we're seeing. >> pretty amazing. thank you. >> 5:22. 77 degrees on tv hill. how one group is paintball and weeds away. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. with no replacement program ready to fly, do you think it's a mistake for nasa to retire the space shuttle fleet? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> fighting weeds is now just a paintball gun away. >> a group tried out a new technology. it is a new approach and this is lots of fun. >> researchers are testing out herbicide ballistic technology on an invasive weeds. >> this encapsulates them into projectiles decem be delivered with a pneumatic device. have a range of about 30 meters. >> that means they can treat weeds with long-range accuracies. >> they can hit
CBS
Jul 4, 2011 4:00pm EDT
koch. >>> an oil spill is fouling up miles of the yellow stone river. the ruptured exxon mobile pipeline spewed 40 to 50,000- gallons of crude oil into the river over the weekend. >> it's heart breaking. it's heart breaking, man. >> reporter: those in montana's sky country are used to seeing the stunning beauty. >> we're all proud of it. >> reporter: the homeowners returned to the site. they had the smell of crude. >> it was a strong smell. >> reporter: exxon hopes to soak up the oil. the river is fast moving. >> we actually shut down the pipeline in late may. >> reporter: the cause of the rupture is unknown. the worst damage is limited to a ten mile stretch. the montana governor dismissed that as premature. he said, we have to have a physical inspection and soon. he slammed the oil company's claim that no wild life was injured. there's oil all over the topsoil. i don't want my animals eating that. >> reporter: the oil seeped into pasture line 100 miles down river. it's overwhelming and scary. >> reporter: yellow stone isn't threatened, but the river system it's one of the most
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